‘Yogi Bear’ Movie Has Its Ranger Smith


This is a case where I’m not going to let the fact that I don’t care about a project ruin what I feel is a great piece of casting.

Variety is reporting that Tom Cavanagh has been cast as Ranger Smith in the “Yogi Bear” movie being developed by Warner Bros.

According to Variety, Cavanagh — best known for his TV work on “Ed” and “Scrubs” — will portray “the male lead and romantic interest of a documentary filmmaker (Anna Faris) who comes to Jellystone Park to shoot a film.”

As we previously reported, Dan Aykroyd is voicing the title bear and Justin Timberlake is giving voice to Boo Boo.

Personally, I don’t understand whey they feel the need to get “name” actors to voice the bears. I would much rather have them use voice actors who can match the voices we already know.

Not that I intend to actually watch the movie anyway.

“Yogi Bear” movie, a blend of live action and computer-generated animation pic, currently is shooting in New Zealand.

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  1. 1

    Cool! I love Tom Cavanagh. Loved Ed and whenever he was in Scrubs. Still not gonna see the film but would be great if Tom gets the fame from this he deserves.

  2. H Solo #

    Great casting. Terrible idea for a movie.

  3. moviefan #

    sweet i like this actor, i hope he does good as the ranger smith. Only casting i dont like is timerlake as boo boo.

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